4/22 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports:

Police were dispatched Friday to a business in the 900 block of Norris Street to investigate a forgery and fraud.

The owner said she and her bookkeeper had noticed a discrepancy while doing the books. Five checks worth over $1,700 cleared the bank that were not authorized by the business, she said.

A number of problems were found with the checks, such as the heading was slightly different, the number format of the account numbers was wrong and the signature was exactly the same on each check.

The case is active.

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Police responded Friday to the 700 block of Commerce Way in reference to a breaking and entering call.

The female complainant said when she arrived at work she discovered someone had broken into a freezer in back of the business. The officer observed a lock on the ground that had been cut.

The officer dusted for prints and was able to lift two from the handle of the freezer, which were logged into evidence.

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Police were dispatched Friday to the 1900 block of Glenarm Drive in reference to a criminal damage report.

The complainant said sometime earlier day someone had broken the front left window of his truck.

The officer could not locate the object used to break the window, and no witnesses, footprints or fingerprints could be found.

Police blotter is compiled by CNJ staff writer David Irvin. He can be contacted at 763-6991 or: david_irvin@link.freedom.com